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Program Outcomes - EMT Certificate

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technology Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the proper technique of donning and doffing protective gear appropriate for the EMT and situation.
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2. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), both one and two person for the adult, child, and infant to the Healthcare Provider standards of the American Heart Association.
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3. Perform basic airway management techniques including insertion of adjuncts intended to go into the oropharynx or nasopharynx.
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4. Demonstrate the ability to assist patients with their own prescribed medications.
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5. Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with medical emergencies.
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6. Assess, manage, and stabilize patients of all ages and demographics with traumatic injuries.
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7. Demonstrate the ability to properly prepare the patient for transport while limiting or aggravating any injuries
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8. Demonstrate the knowledge of triage, and assigning patients to the appropriate receiving facility.
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9. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other responders appropriately, including giving and receiving advice related to patient care.  Interact as a member of a team.
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10. Demonstrate the ability to complete a patient care report, including a summation of treatment provided to the receiving facility or transporting ambulance.
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Program Effectiveness Data

For Academic Year 2012/13, PCC student pass rates for those industry examinations for which data is available are given below.

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians:

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certification written exam:  178 students tested, 148 students passed (83.15%)